Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Research

HAB Research

The HAB group uses lab and field studies to understand the drivers of blooms and generate information to inform management of natural resources in Florida waters.



Current Research

Ongoing experiments and studies by HAB researchers provide crucial data to better manage the natural resources in Florida waters.

Scientific Products

View and download our scientists’ publications on harmful algae in books, journals, and conference proceedings.


FWC Facts:
Red tides have been documented along Florida's Gulf coast since the 1840s and likely occurred earlier. Fish kills around Tampa Bay were mentioned in the logs of Spanish explorers.

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